Bin Yu


Doctor of Medicine, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, China
Master of Public Health, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, China

Hometown: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Research Interests: My research interests mainly focus on the application of advanced methodology to investigate complicated risk behaviors, and develop psycho-social based intervention programs to prevent risk behaviors.
Long-term career goals: To be an independent epidemiologist, and make great contribution to public health and global health.
What philosophy guides your education: I may not be the smartest person, but I could study and work hard consistently for my potential goals.
Date Accomplishments
September 2017 Campus representative for Association for Psychological Science Student Caucus (APSSC)
May 2017 Presented oral presentation at the 29th Association for Psychological Science (APS) Annual Convention in May in Boston, MA: Bin Yu, Xinguang Chen, Bonita Stanton, Ding-Geng (Din) Chen. The central role of peer influence and self-efficacy in the association between HIV knowledge and condom use skills with condom use intention: a chained cusp catastrophe modeling analysis. Symposium: Capturing the quantum changes in human behavior: Innovative solutions to and practical application of the cusp catastrophe modeling. 29th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), May 25-28, 2017. Boston, MA, USA.
March 2017 Paper accepted for publication in Social Indicators Research: Chen X, Yu B, Gong J, Wang P, Elliott A. (In press). Social capital associated with quality of life mediated by employment conditions: evidence from a random sample of rural-to-urban migrants in China. Soc Indic Res. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-017-1617-1
January 2017 Selected lecture at  20th Annual American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences (AABSS) Conference in Las Vegas, NV: “Peer influence alters the associations between HIV knowledge and self-efficacy as well as self-efficacy and condom-use intention among adolescents: a moderated mediation modeling analysis”